For more information about registering for the vaccination and how and to do so, visit hawaiicovid19.com/vaccination-registration.
According to the site, kupuna 75 or older are now eligible to register for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Medical personnel and frontline workers in Phase 1B also are being vaccinated and will be contacted by their employer to schedule their COVID-19 vaccination, the site states.
The site also includes a survey for organizations with frontline essential workers in Phase 1B that will identify eligible workers and coordinate vaccinations.
Essential workers in Phase 1B includes: first responders, corrections officers, emergency services dispatchers, critical transportation infrastructure workers (harbor and dock workers, public transportation, etc.), critical utilities (energy, water, etc.), teachers and child care and educational support staff (child care, early education, K-12, post-secondary), those essential for federal, state, local government operations, and U.S. Postal Service employees.
Adults over 75 can contact Hawaii District Health Office vaccination sites for assistance registering by calling 300-1120 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday.
For kupuna registration at Hilo Medical Center, visit hilomedicalcenter.org or call 932-3000 and press 8 on weekdays during business hours for assistance; at Kona Community Hospital, call 322-4451 from 8 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday; and at Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital, call 881-4668 or email QNHCHVaccine@queens.org for scheduling.
To schedule an appointment with Kaiser Permanente, visit bit.ly/KaiserCOVID.
Those unable to schedule online can call 432-2000 (TTY 711) from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Source: Hawaii Tribune Herald